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Hollyhock seeds are fine for chooks

Blog: Greenleaf Farms   -   Tuesday March 28, 2017   -   By Suki

Found this old article from 1920 in the New York Times archives about using hollyhock seeds (rose of sharon) for poultry.  Hollyhocks put out alot of seeds during the bloom, shake those stamens, and you can safely give it to the chickens.  Of course...

New Amber Eye Sunflower Mix for 2017

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Saturday March 25, 2017   -   By Aline

 http://www.localharvest.org/sunflower-mix-amber-eye-seed-packet-C28201 Freshly packed for your organic flower gardens! Visit our store to see all the seed listings for 2017. .htmtableborders, .htmtableborders td,...

2017 Seed List

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Tuesday March 21, 2017   -   By Aline

14.00 Look for these 2017 seed packets in our Localharvest store !    All varieties are also available as seed greeting cards. Amaranth, Elephant Head heirloom    Amaranthus andeana   50...

countdown to CSA season starts now

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday March 17, 2017   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm, Market tomorrow morning at the Community Center in Mt. Vernon, 10:00 until noon.  Eggs, meat, vegetables, coffee, bakery, soup mixes, crafts, black walnuts, wine maybe - please check it...

Spring is here again

Blog: The Harvest Farm   -   Saturday March 11, 2017   -   By Kim

Spring is here again, or did we really have a winter at all?  We have been really busy this season working on closing in our hoop houses to give us more reliable temperature control for growing during the cooler months.  We have also added another...

Grass Fed, Pastured Ground Beef Now Available!!

Blog: Stone Hedge Farm   -   Friday March 10, 2017   -   By Ralph

This is the whole steer, made into ground beef. All the best cuts, all the steaks, all the roasts. No grain! No hormones, antibiotics, herbicides, or pesticides. USDA inspected. $7.00 per lb. $6.50 per lb. $6.00 per lb. for 20 lbs. or more Beef that is...

birds and garlic are signs of spring

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday March 10, 2017   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm, Another farmers market tomorrow morning at the Community Center in MV.  I'm bringing several dozen eggs - a welcome improvement on winter's egg poverty.   ...

Farmers' market every other Sat 1 to 4 pm

Blog: Florida Pure Produce   -   Monday March 06, 2017   -   By Tom & Mikki

Farm Store opened this week specials on cukes 2 for 3.00 3rd on free. Red onions this week .75 each Limes this week 2 for $1.00  Lime and Cuke salad: Slice 3 cukes thin slice 1 red onion thin mix well soak in water and 2 t salt...

Some More Good Reasons to Use Chives

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday March 05, 2017   -   By Arlene

Some More Good Reasons to Use Chives@ By Arlene Wright- Correll Here at Home Farm Herbery we not only grow chives, we sell the seeds so you can grow your own and we dry the chives and sell them to our customers who do...

Farm Boy Return's Home

Blog: Farmer Wayne   -   Sunday March 05, 2017   -   By Wayne

Who knew? Young, ambitious, farm boy leaves home at age 16. Now..........

Life under the Hoop

Blog: Deerfield Farms, Sandpoint Idaho   -   Friday March 03, 2017   -   By The Tomato Farmer

Snow all around, some ice too, but spring is in the air! The chickens are working their dirt circle ever larger, scratching the snow away as they search for things chickens desire. We carefully make our way across the field to the greenhouse, wary of the...

Ordering a lot of seeds for this season!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday March 03, 2017   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm, Market tomorrow morning at the Community Center in Mt. Vernon, 10:00 until noon.  We're sending a few eggs and potatoes while we go to a big farm auction near Coggon.  Still looking...

Visit Our Website

Blog: Harvest Market Natural Foods   -   Wednesday March 01, 2017   -   By Harvest Market

Please visit our website and our blog at www.harvestmarketnaturalfoods.com.

Congratulations Mike Lee you Won

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday March 01, 2017   -   By Arlene

   Congratulations Mike Lee you Won February's Art contest! 

only eggs and potatoes at market this week

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Saturday February 25, 2017   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders, Our little market - the first and oldest year round market in Iowa! - is tomorrow morning, 10:00 until noon at the Community Center in MV.  We're bringing a few potatoes and a few eggs.  Come see us.  The...

Register for the 2017 CSA Season

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday February 17, 2017   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm, Market tomorrow morning at the Community Center in MV.  We're bringing a few eggs and a few potatoes.  You could also get crusty bread, wine, coffee, meat, bakery, more eggs, more...

2017 Reality

Blog: Good Fortune Farm   -   Friday February 17, 2017   -   By Farmer Mike

eing a CSA member you need to be flexible and open minded.  As a small one man farm I work very hard at providing a great variety of crops to keep the shares interesting.  There is a tricky balance between growing interesting things and productive...

Farm Fresh Beef, Pork, Lamb for Sale

Blog: North Forty Farm, The Quaranta Family   -   Thursday February 16, 2017   -   By North Forty Farm

We currently have 7 butcher pigs getting ready to go in the next month, we sell by the whole pig and half a pig. You will receive a cuts list so you can tell us what you want!! Not only that but we also have lamb now going too!!! To keep it going we also have...

From the Heart

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Tuesday February 14, 2017   -   By Lorrie

My son is at the stage where he will stop me in the grocery store, insisting that he needs to give me a hug, kiss, and an “I love you”.  This is so precious it melts my heart every time.  I wish everyone could have this little taste of candy joy from...

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